Antimicrobial resistance

FDA recently published Guidance #263 titled, “Recommendations for Sponsors of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs Approved for Use in Animals to Voluntarily Bring Under Veterinary Oversight All Products That Continue to
Continue Reading FDA issues guidance recommending that animal-approved over-the-counter medically important antimicrobial drugs are required to be overseen by veterinarians before sale and use.

As part of its Five-Year Plan for Supporting Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Settings—just released—FDA announced that it plans to shift from “educating” food animal veterinarians and producers about the
Continue Reading Food animal veterinarians, producers and feed mills should prepare for enhanced FDA enforcement.